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70 W. Streetsboro StreetSuite 201Hudson, OH 44236
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General Summary

The public policy & advocacy intern will assist with legislative research, scheduling, and maintaining consistent communication with chapter advocates; providing administrative support and representing the Alzheimer’s Association at community events as needed. The public policy & advocacy intern will report to the Communications and Public Policy Director. (UNPAID)

Essential Role Functions

  • Assist the communications and public policy director with planning and implementing an annual federal public policy plan to meet the Chapter’s public policy strategic goals.
  • Assist with maintaining active communication with Chapter’s advocacy volunteers, and supporting the Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador Program.
  • Assist with planning and support of a Chapter advocacy volunteer committee.
  • Assist with planning Chapter representation at state and national advocacy days.
  • Researching legislation, officials, and news items and providing a summary as needed.
  • Serving as additional contact for questions on state and national advocacy days.
  • Assist with office administrative support, including but not limited to answering incoming calls, preparing outgoing correspondence, and receiving and directing office guests.
  • Ability to attend State Advocacy Day, Memory Day, in Columbus, May 9, 2018, preferred.

Expected Qualifications

  • Background in volunteer management or political science preferred.
  • Friendly, personable communication skills; ability to speak confidently over the phone.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google products (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Forms, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities; ability to work with diverse populations; high degree of creativity; high energy, maturity and leadership.
  • Proximity to Hudson and/or familiarity with the Greater East Ohio region is a plus.


  • Advocacy

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 12-15 hours a week

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